Analyst Ratings for Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (IBKR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Hold has been given to Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, IBKR received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for IBKR. The highest price target was 42, implying potential capital gains of 5.05 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, implying a possible loss of -17.46 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.47 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.53 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.5 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of IBKR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 35.23 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of IBKR is 1.12.

In the trailing 52-weeks, IBKR hit 40.10 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 31.97. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.05 percent, and 0.3 percent lower than its 52-week high. IBKR has a P/E ratio of 39.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IBKR value stock report compares IBKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.07 billion. IBKR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.